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Local Bear gives Bird Feeder Two Thumbs-Up

Resident Elizabeth Keo snapped this shot of a juvenile bear having breakfast in the back yard of a house on Lumber Street.

Dispatch from Julie: Belted Kingfisher

For readers missing Julie Ford’s amazing pictures, we submit this from Hopkinton’s resident bird expert! I dusted off my camera early this morning once feedings & cleaning were done. This GORGEOUS and so colorful female Belted Kingfisher made my morning! ❤️
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Dispatch from Julie: Don’t blink!

Within 1/1000 of a second, this Dark-eyed Junco went from perched and sittin' pretty...

Dispatch from Julie: Spring is Wild in Hopkinton

Hopkinton's resident bird expert, Julie Ford, shares pictures of a recent morning in Hopkinton.

Dispatch from Julie: Red-tailed Hawk Dies by Gunshot

A young Red-tailed Hawk died of an apparent gunshot wound.

Hopkinton Garden Club presents “The Garden Tourist’s Hudson River Valley”

Hopkinton Garden Club's Speaker Series Presents “The Garden Tourist’s Hudson River Valley.


Hopkinton State Park on a chilly morning.

Snow Falls on the Common

The Common was beautiful tonight as the first snowflakes of the year fell on...

The beautiful Red-bellied woodpecker

A beautiful Red-bellied Woodpecker!

Ring-billed Gulls on the pond

Noticed these Ring-billed Gulls on a local pond a few days ago….and wondered…why does...

Dispatch from Julie: Layers of Blues

Winter would be very boring without these guys around. We have a mutually beneficial...

Friends of Upton State Forest remind us that it’s time to wear Orange

From the Friends of Upton State Forest: It is time to get your orange on!...

Dispatch from Julie: Barred Owl Blends In

I almost didn't notice her, she blended in SO well with the oak! Amazing!...

An Intriguing Northern Cardinal

Julie Ford shares another stunning picture with HopNews readers.

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Girls Varsity Soccer Kicks Competition – and Cancer

The Hopkinton Girls Varsity Soccer team is off to a blistering 7-0 start, leaving...

Widow of Jim Noon responds to Comments, expresses Gratitude for First Responders

Elizabeth Noon pens an open letter to HopNews readers, addressing the circumstances and controversy surrounding her husband’s disappearance and death.

Analysis: Police Union Challenges Select Board on Promotions. Who’s right?

The Hopkinton Police Union asserts that the Select Board is violating the terms of the contract. The Select Board believes that they have jurisdiction over promotions. Read our analysis.

Family Day Cancelled

The Friends of Hopkinton have cancelled Hopkinton Family Day due to predicted poor weather on Saturday.
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